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The Mississippi Gulf Coast has nationally renowned golf courses

Duke Simmons of Brandon, left, Lane Pippin of Ocean Springs, and Rodney Butcher, left, of New Port Richie, Fla., consider their putts on No. 18 during the final round of a previous Gulf Coast Open golf tournament at Preserve Golf Club, 8901 Mississippi 57 North, Vancleave, 386-2500, preservegc.com.
Duke Simmons of Brandon, left, Lane Pippin of Ocean Springs, and Rodney Butcher, left, of New Port Richie, Fla., consider their putts on No. 18 during the final round of a previous Gulf Coast Open golf tournament at Preserve Golf Club, 8901 Mississippi 57 North, Vancleave, 386-2500, preservegc.com.

The Mississippi Coast has nationally recognized and award-winning golf courses. Famous golfers such as “The King” Arnold Palmer and “The Golden Bear” Jack Nicklaus designed courses on the Coast that feature the luscious landscapes of Live oak, pine and magnolia trees, lakes and marsh. The weather encourages year-round play. Whether you are a local or a snowbird coming in from the cold, these courses will have you coming back for more.

Bayou Vista Golf Course, 13756 Washington Ave., Gulfport, 868-9953, biloxigolf.com/courses/tramark-golf-club

The Bridges Golf Club, Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast, 711 Hollywood Blvd., Bay St. Louis, 1-866-758-2591, 463-4047, hollywoodgulfcoast.com/golf

Diamondhead Cardinal Course, 7600 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, 255-3910, diamondheadms.org/golf

Diamondhead Pine Course, 7600 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, 255-3910, diamondheadms.org/golf

Dogwood Hills Golf Club, 17476 Dogwood Hills Dr., Biloxi, 392-9805, dogwoodhillsgolfclub.com

Fallen Oak, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, 24400 Mississippi 15, Saucier, 386-7015, fallenoak.com

Grand Bear Golf Course — Harrah’s Gulf Coast, 12040 Grand Way Blvd., Saucier, 539-7806, grandbeargolfcourse.com

Great Southern Golf Club, 2000 Beach Dr., Gulfport, 896-3536, greatsoutherngolf.com

Gulf Hills Golf Club, 13700 Paso Road, Ocean Springs, 872-9663, gulfhillsgolf.com

Hickory Hill Country Club, 900 Hickory Hill Dr., Gautier, 497-2372, hickoryhillcc.com

The Oaks Golf Club, 24384 Club House Dr., Pass Christian, 452-0909, theoaksgolfclub.com

Pascagoula Country Club, 2703 Washington Ave., Pascagoula, 762-1466, no web site available

The Preserve Golf Club, 8901 Mississippi 57 North, Vancleave, 386-2500, preservegc.com

Pass Christian Isles Golf Club, 150 Country Club Dr., Pass Christian, 452-4851, pci-golf.com

Shell Landing Golf Club, 3499 Shell Landing Blvd., Gautier, 497-5683, shelllanding.com

Sunkist Country Club, 2381 Sunkist Country Club Rd., Biloxi, 388-3961, sunkistcc.com

Windance Country Club — Island View Casino Resort, 19385 Champion Circle, Gulfport, 832-4871, windancecc.com

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